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Edinburgh Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court

Door open days

23 September 2017 (09.30 - 16.00)


Edinburgh Sheriff Court is a modern building which opened to the public in September 1994. It is the largest of the Courts within Lothian and Borders serving a population of approximately 450,000 and after Glasgow, the second busiest Court in Scotland. It houses 18 courtrooms, a cell area and administrative offices.


Key Information

Building Date: 1994

ACTIVITIES: Tours of courts, cell area, G4S vans, speed camera vehicles.  Mock trials will be run throughout the day. 

Where to find us

  • 27 Chambers Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH1 1LB